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Subject Guide ~ Sociology

Data Sources

Data Science Research Librarians

Ahra Wu, Ph.D. (she/her)
Data Science/Analysis Research Librarian
Burke 330;

Ahra offers consultation services to all Hamilton students and faculty regarding their data science-related courses and research projects. She can assist you with your course assignments involving data analysis, data visualization, statistical methods review, and programming skills (Excel, R, Stata, Mathematica, etc.).

Data Science Tutors

What is the Data Science Tutor Program? 

Data Science Tutors (DSTs) are R&ID Research Tutors who specialize in data science. During their shifts, they can assist students with understanding and interpreting data, providing peer research assistance, and instructing them in the use of data analysis tools. We have four Data Science Tutors in Fall '22: Chris Akuleme, Siqi Fang, Whitney Hintz, and Alan Zhao. See their friendly faces here

How do I contact Data Science Tutors?

You can contact them in the following ways during their shifts:

  • Come to Burke Library (see hours)! They are at the R&ID service desk on the first floor.
  • Start an Ask Us chat (the "Ask Us" button on the right side of this webpage).
  • Call 315-859-4735.
  • Send an email to:

When are the Data Science Tutors available in Fall '22?

Our DSTs are available on the following reading days and finals for drop-in consultations (TBD). 

Chris Akuleme (he/him)

Siqi Fang (she/her)

Whitney Hintz (she/her)

Alan Zhao (he/him)





Which data analysis tools do they support?

The Data Science Tutors specialize in different data analysis tools, complementing each other's skill sets. See their specialties below:

  • C++ (for data science): Siqi
  • JavaScript (for data science): Siqi
  • MS Excel: Chris and Alan
  • Power BI: Chris
  • Python (for data science): Siqi
  • Qualtrics: Whitney
  • R: Chris, Siqi, Whitney, and Alan
  • SPSS: Whitney
  • Stata: Chris, Whitney, and Alan
  • SQL: Siqi

Questions? Send us an email at

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